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ultimate guide to soy sauce

Ultimate Guide to Soy Sauce

Soy sauce is one of the most important ingredients in Japanese cuisine and part of the golden ratio for creating distinctive Japanese sauces and seasonings.

Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Miso

Ultimate Guide to Different Types of Miso

Did you know that there are actually many types of miso, each with varied culinary uses in Japanese cooking? The different ingredients used to create miso paste result in different flavors, making miso a very versatile ingredient.

aonori seaweed in a spoon

Aonori – The Japanese Seaweed That Goes With Everything

Not to be confused with nori, aonori is another edible seaweed cultivated off the coast of Japan. It is a versatile, flavorful, and aromatic ingredient that is dried and crushed, and used to garnish or season many Japanese dishes, including...

variety of sushi menu

Ultimate Guide to Sushi Menu

The sushi world offers something for everyone. Whether you are new to sushi and looking for a mild introduction like shiromi, or more seasoned and ready to try salmon roe, the wide variety of sushi available is fun and easy to explore.

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Spicy Black Pepper Karaage

Recipe & Video: Spicy Black Pepper Karaage

Impress the crowds at the next dinner party with this boldly seasoned spicy black pepper Japanese style fried chicken recipe. Includes a video that shows how to whip up authentic karaage in your own kitchen.

Wafu Japanese Steak

Recipe & Video: Wafu Japanese Steak

Learn how to make wafu sauces and dressings that transform regular items like steak into full Japanese style flavorful dishes that will have your friends and families jumping out of their dinner seats and giving you a standing ovation.

Chicken Tsukune

Recipe & Video: Chicken Tsukune

Skewered grilled chicken covered in Teriyaki sauce is the perfect dish for everything from afternoon barbecues to formal dinners, and our easy-to-follow chicken tsukune recipe and video has everything you need to make it at home!

Salmon Saikyo Yaki

Recipe & Video: Salmon Saikyo Yaki

Miso, mirin, and sake provide the flavor-rich marinade base for Salmon Saikyo Yaki, an authentic Japanese food recipe that is popular in restaurants all over the world and now can be created in four easy steps right in your home kitchen.

Udon Noodle with Braised Beef and Ontama

Recipe & Video: Udon Noodle with Braised Beef and Ontama

Use our home chef Naoko’s popular recipe for delicious braised beef udon noodle soup topped with rich and creamy ontama style soft boiled egg to whip up a Japanese restaurant style meal right in the comfort of your own home.